Sassi di Matera Living Nativity Scene
From December 7th to 29th, 2019. Sassi di Matera Living Nativity Scene in the weekends.
The 10th edition of Sassi di Matera Living Nativity Scene is one of the most anticipated and evocative events in Basilicata.
It takes place on the wekends of December: December 7 and 8; December 14 and 15; December 21 and 22, and the final one from December 27-28-29, 2019
The event is held in the famous “Sassi”, ancient cave dwellings situated in the old town of Matera. They have been used in many Christian-themed films, including The Gospel According to St. Matthew (Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1964) and The Passion of the Christ (Mel Gibson, 2004).
Six scenes (Annunciation, Sanhedrin, Market, Ancient Trades, Herod’s court, Nativity) are performed in the city center, creating an emotional atmosphere.
Thanks to Gruppo Storico Romano’s performers, the daily life of Judea under Roman rule lives again.
Entrance fee: €10,00
Free for kids up to 10 years old included.
tel. +39 0835 339401
(photos: event’s official website)Go to the website Sassi di Matera Living Nativity Scene